Session Info

Session Title

Why MDA Fails: Analysis of Unsuccessful Cases

Session Type Experience Report

Duration 60 minutes

Session Description

The wise ones learn from the mistakes by others. We will review multiple real-world MDA cases by presenting the problems faced, analyzing what went wrong, and suggesting how to address similar issues in your projects and organizations. We will share interesting details about the models and code generation approach. The speaker will present his insights and encourage the audience to share their opinions. The session will conclude with summarizing the lessons learned that are essential to bring MDA practice to a higher level of maturity. The session is based on experience gained in consulting over 100 organizations in 20 countries on how to adopt MagicDraw modelling platform for efficient model-driven development.


Darius Silingas (No Magic Europe)

Dr. Darius Silingas is a Principal Consultant at No Magic Europe, a vendor of MagicDraw UML tool. He has been working in software industry since 1998 and took part in multiple large scale international projects as a programmer, architect, analyst, and consultant. He has run over 100 training/consultancy sessions in 20 countries helping organizations to adopt model-driven development with MagicDraw. Darius published a number of papers about modeling and spoke at various industrial and academic conferences. He is OMG Certified UML Professional Advanced and holds Ph.D. in Computer Science.